The Heart

The Heart

A Poem by Bailey C. Writing

This was a writing assignment for my creative writing class. Thought I'd put it up.

Each pound, each beat
Moving one along in life
          The pounding on pavement of frightened feet
              The steady beat of the most vital bass drum
                  The smooth beating of wings on a bird's flight
Beats are vital to moving feet
                       to grasping fingers
                          to the twitch of an eye
But the controls are fragile
So erratic and
Under fire from disease and malfunctions
How can something so small
so odd in its architecture 
be the essence of life
       the reason a little boy can swing
          the reason an old man can play bingo
              the reason I can write this
"Can't save them all"
But that is my mission
My reason for being
I may not be God
but I'm a good place to start

© 2013 Bailey C. Writing

Author's Note

Bailey C. Writing
Constructive? :) I've been experimenting with my poetry style a little.

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Great work! I really liked this

Posted 10 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Thank you for sharing your creativity through this splendid poem...:)..................

Posted 10 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Bailey C. Writing

10 Years Ago

Thank you so much!
Sami Khalil

10 Years Ago

You are welcome...:)..............

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Added on December 17, 2013
Last Updated on December 20, 2013
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Bailey C. Writing
Bailey C. Writing

Detroit, MI

~ Heart of fire, mind of ice ~ I'm Bailey. I'm a twenty-four year old social worker near Detroit, Michigan. I love to read, and obviously I love to write. If you've ever seen a piece/writing .. more..